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After The Inquisition, The Crusades, And The Holy Roman Empire, A Pope Finally Makes Some Sense

I’m no fan of religion, not any religion, and Catholicism is among the worst, if one can assign degrees of wrongness to a concept that is wrong at its core.   593 more words

Politics

Charles Brabyn of Devoran and the sinking of HMS Courageous 1939

The first casualty of the Second World War in Devoran was a First World War veteran sailor, shipwright  Charles Brabyn who died on HMS Courageous on the 17th September 1939 75 years ago. 702 more words

Cornwall

The War Memorial of Korea

It has been said that war commemoration simply serves

to keep the citizenry docile, domesticated, and historically ignorant, even though this ignorance is never innocent.

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Remembering 9/11: Special ceremony held at Milwaukee War Memorial Center

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, Governor Scott Walker, British Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott and other local leaders honored the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 with a special ceremony at the Milwaukee War Memorial Center on Thursday, September 11th. 533 more words

News

Aberystwyth trip - day 1

Got into Aberystwth late on Tuesday. Just enough time to sit on the promenade and have a quick bottle of beer.

A lovely late summer day. 72 more words